Louisville oversight group to probe mayor's office response to

Source: The Hill - View Original Article
Published: Jun 29, 2020
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75% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

75% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Government Interference = 75% Liberal
25% Negative Sentiment + Policies: Government Interference = 25% Conservative


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94% "We will represent the people and ensure our local government is transparent and that local leaders are held accountable for their decisions, he added."
78% "We have heard the cries of our citizens."
75% "The council said in a release that Brent Ackerson (D), chairman of the Government Oversight and Audit Committee, and Vice Chairman Anthony Piagentini (R) intend to file a bipartisan resolution initiating the investigation."
72% "This investigation is meant to investigate topics such as government transparency and the failure of such, the events surrounding the death of David McAtee, and the use of force during portions of the protests, the council said in the release."
68% "The Metro Council will ensure that the citizens of Louisville receive the transparency they deserve, Ackerson said in a statement."
64% "The matters to be investigated pertain to knowledge the public has demanded and has a right to know about."
58% "At the time, authorities were reportedly returning fire after being shot at amid protests in the region."
57% "We will do what we are elected to do."
-55% "The announcement comes a week after one of the officers involved in the shooting was fired."
-72% "Taylor, a 26-year-old Black EMT, died in March after she was fatally shot by plainclothes police who arrived at her home in Louisville late at night to execute a no-knock warrant as part of a drug case."
-74% "McAtee, 53, was a black restaurant owner in the city who was fatally shot by police and National Guard members earlier this month."
-76% "No drugs were found during the search."
-88% "They are demanding more transparency about who made what decisions and why related to these troubling events, Piagentini said."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

94% : "We will represent the people and ensure our local government is transparent and that local leaders are held accountable for their decisions," he added.
78% : The council said in the release that the bipartisan resolution will be read during a meeting in late July.
78% : "We have heard the cries of our citizens.
75% : The Louisville Metro Council announced on Monday that its government oversight committee plans to launch a probe into the steps taken by Mayor Greg Fischer (D) and members of his administration leading up to and after the police killing of Breonna Taylor.
75% : The council said in a release that Brent Ackerson (D), chairman of the Government Oversight and Audit Committee, and Vice Chairman Anthony Piagentini (R) intend to file a bipartisan resolution initiating the investigation.
72% : "This investigation is meant to investigate topics such as government transparency and the failure of such, the events surrounding the death of David McAtee, and the use of force during portions of the protests," the council said in the release.
68% : The Metro Council will ensure that the citizens of Louisville receive the transparency they deserve," Ackerson said in a statement.
64% : "The matters to be investigated pertain to knowledge the public has demanded and has a right to know about.
58% : At the time, authorities were reportedly returning fire after being shot at amid protests in the region.
57% : "We will do what we are elected to do."
45% : The announcement comes a week after one of the officers involved in the shooting was fired.
28% : Taylor, a 26-year-old Black EMT, died in March after she was fatally shot by plainclothes police who arrived at her home in Louisville late at night to execute a no-knock warrant as part of a drug case.
26% : McAtee, 53, was a black restaurant owner in the city who was fatally shot by police and National Guard members earlier this month.
24% : No drugs were found during the search.
12% : They are demanding more transparency about who made what decisions and why related to these troubling events," Piagentini said.

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